Do you usually head out to stores to snag pencils, notebook paper or clothes during this tax holiday? This year marks the fifth year for this statewide savings weekend, when certain school supplies and clothing items are exempt from Virginia’s 5 percent sales tax.
Click here to read more about the tax holiday and the specific tax-free items.
Also, Valley View Mall in Roanoke plans to extend its hours to coincide with the tax holiday. Below are the mall’s extended hours for Aug. 6-8, which also are posted on its website:
Aug. 6: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Aug. 7: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Aug. 8: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.